This is a set of motivational, inspirational, and uplifting posters with quotes made by famous Americans in Black History. There are a total of 13 motivational posters with quotes encouraging others to stay to true to themselves, challenge themselves, and to recognize the power of the arts. This set includes quotes from:
*Alice Walker, activist and author of the critically-acclaimed novel, “The Color Purple”
*Ralph Ellison, novelist and literary critic
*Georgia Douglas Johnson, playwright and poet
*Zora Neale Hurston, author of “Their Eyes Were Watching God”
*Horace Pippin, self-taught painter
*Les Brown, author, motivational speaker, and former Ohio politician
*John Oliver Killens, Pulitzer Prize-nominated fiction writer
*Hausa, one of the largest ethnic groups in West Africa
*Frederick Douglass, social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman
*Ray Charles, singer, songwriter, musician, and composer
*Billie Holiday, jazz singer and songwriter
*Miles Davis, jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer
***ATTENTION ART & MUSIC TEACHERS: Also included in this pack are three quotes recognizing the power of the arts. These posters may be of interest to you***
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE: Although they were created with the intention of being printed in color, these posters can be printed in grayscale to reduce the usage of costly colored ink. They may then be copied onto cardstock and laminated to ensure durability. You may choose to hang all five posters together or separately in and about your classroom or near/around your desk area.
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